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Heeding the call: Earthwatch expedition to save chimpanzees

In August of 2016 I received an unexpected call from the Dallas Zoo’s HR director. She informed me that I had been selected as one of the finalists for an Earthwatch Fellowship, and 9 months later I was on my way to an adventure I will never forget.


Boipelo update: a Q&A with mammal supervisor Megan L.

We are so grateful for the outpouring of support we’ve received in the past two weeks since Adhama’s sudden passing. Many of you have reached out with questions about how Boipelo has been adjusting, so we sat down with Megan L. (Dallas Zoo mammal supervisor, and one of our primary hippo keepers) to give you an update.


African elephants Nolwazi & Amahle settling into new home at Fresno Chaffee Zoo

A small task force from our animal care team has been hard at work for months preparing to relocate elephants from our herd to a new home.


Dallas Zoo devastated by sudden loss of male hippo Adhama

Dallas Zoo is saddened to announce that 7-year-old male hippo Adhama passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening.


Dallas Zoo mourns the loss of beloved red river hog, Hank

With heavy hearts, we announce that 15-year-old red river hog Hank passed away due to T-cell lymphoma. Hank was loved by our animal care staff and guests alike, and will be greatly missed.


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